Thursday, April 15, 2021

Biden's Claim To Be Ending America's Longest War Misleading - CovertAction Magazine

Biden's Claim To Be Ending America's Longest War Misleading - CovertAction Magazine

MUST READ: 

 

"(Afghan) military is funded by the United States at a cost of around $4 billion per year. This support is going to continue..." PLUS U.S. special forces and bases.

 

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"Uncle Sam also covets Afghans mineral wealth. A 2007 United States Geological Service survey discovered nearly $1 trillion in mineral deposits, including huge veins of iron, copper, cobalt, gold and critical industrial metals like lithium, which is used in the manufacture of batteries for laptops and blackberries. An 'nternal Pentagon memo stated that Afghanistan could become the “Saudi Arabia of lithium.'"

 

Tuesday, April 13, 2021

Poekhali! Gagarin's Speech Marking the 1st Anniversary of His Famous Flight [and Invoking Peace for the Planet]

Ramsey Clark, Former Attorney General of the United States and Principled Critic of the U.S. Warfare State, Dies at 93 - CovertAction Magazine

Ramsey Clark, Former Attorney General of the United States and Principled Critic of the U.S. Warfare State, Dies at 93 - CovertAction Magazine

Excerpts--recommend reading whole thing.  We're going to miss this guy.

"On April 9th, Ramsey Clark passed away at his home surrounded by his family. Clark was Attorney General of the United States from 1967-1969 under Lyndon Johnson, during which time he led the way on voting rights for African-Americans, and school desegregation and drafted the landmark Civil Rights Act of 1968, better known as the Fair Housing Act, which addressed housing discrimination."

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"A man of strong ideals and few words, Clark would provide a simple response. “Democracy is not a spectator sport,” he was fond of saying. He believed that for a country to truly be democratic, the people must participate. They must hold their government accountable for its actions. And he spent his life trying to do that.